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Used to be that a major leaguer would homer and be greeted in the dugout with high-fives and handshakes. Seems so quaint nowadays, doesn't it?When guys...
Oiler Gusher returns500 fans induct 1st Hall of Famers

...was certainly long overdue and there will be no shortage of inductees in the future, as we have had some well known major leaguers play and coach for the Oilers," added Maltby. First inductees to the Oiler Hall of Fame for their organizational support...
Ex-major leaguer gets Twins ready for state

Amidst the excitement and anxiety that go along with qualifying for a state tournament, the Legion AA Twins are going into this weekend with some extra pep in their step.
Legion Twins split opening day Big Fish tourney

...rained out.But Columbia, which won the World Series in 2007 and counts Atlanta Braves' Dan Uggla and at least 10 minor leaguers as alumni of the program, returned and defeated the Twins 11-2 on Tuesday in the opening day of the Bill Miller tourney...
Oilers face tough decisions

...Oilers, how they gave scholarships to area high school students, furthered the careers of area players like future major leaguer Chris Mabeus and conducted baseball clinics across the Peninsula, Tice got more involved by hosting players and joining the...
Changing school name, colors not a reasonable solution

...about how KPBSD is going to improve the education, opportunity, and guidance for my little sister, my nephews, the little leaguers I watch and coach in the summer, the freshman who I befriended my senior year. Vote no on the proposal, and let's please...
Soldotna Little Leaguers earn title, compliments

My name is David Gemmell, district administrator to Alaska District 1, and I would like to post the following comment from the president of North Pole Little League. He hosted the Alaska State Championship for 9- and 10-year-old baseball.
Oilers complete 3-game sweep

...who open a two-game series with the Oceanside Waves at 7 p.m. tonight. One day after facing a possible future Major Leaguer in pitcher Matt Thomson, who was recently drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays, the Bears had trouble with another future prospect...
Viola to lead class into Oilers Hall

...the boss had asked him to move a stack of plywood. "I remember all that stuff more than the baseball," the retired Major Leaguer said by phone from New York on Tuesday. "It was different, it was an adjustment. But it was a wonderful summer." On Feb...
Take me out to the ball game

...drawing in the dirt with his foot. Baseball is a game of nostalgia, and all this had me reminiscing about my days as a Little Leaguer. And let's face it, first-year kid-pitch Little League is played at such a pace that allows plenty of opportunity to...


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